Maths, Physics Revision Physicss Maths Physics Physics A Level Physics Home Maths Maths Revision hut pressure Pressure = Force ÷ area If a force of 10 newtons acts on an area of 2m² What pressure does it exert pressure = force ÷ area pressure = 10 newtons ÷ 2 m² pressure = 5 newtons/m² or 5 pascals (Pa) rearranged versions  Force = pressure x area,    area = force ÷pressure